Xiamen University Malaysia (XMUM) is the first overseas campus set up by a renowned Chinese university and the first Chinese university branch campus in Malaysia. Located in the vicinity of Bandar Kota Warisan, Sepang, Selangor, it's just 15 minutes ride from the country's administrative center of Putrajaya or 45 km southwest of Kuala Lumpur. It is built on an area of 150 acres with a planned total floor space of 470,000 square meters.
XMUM aspires to become a university with a distinct global outlook, which features first-class teaching and research, and embraces cultural diversity. With the exception of Chinese Studies and Traditional Chinese Medicine, the medium of instruction for all other programmes is English.
Xiamen University has a constructed area of 1.4 million square meters and its libraries hold 13.36 million volumes (including 8.85 million item equivalent e-books & e-journals). The scope and level of its high-speed information network on campus is rated at the top of all universities in China and has become the one of the main injunctions of CERNET2. Xiamen University is now making great strides towards its goal of building a high-level university well-known both at home and abroad.
Xiamen University has inter-university cooperative ties with 259 institutions of higher education at home and abroad. Xiamen University promotes teaching Chinese as a foreign language. Xiamen University has become a first-class comprehensive university in China. It has co-established 14 Confucius Institutes with universities in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa.